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Category: Jetwing St. Andrew’s

The Peeping Frogs of Nuwara Eliya Book Launch

The Peeping Frogs of Nuwara Eliya Book Launch

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe talks to her son Samad about his amazing frog watching tour with Jetwing St. Andrew’s Naturalist Ishanda, who is bringing out a book on the most exciting of the amphibians the common toad and the more exotic Hill Country frog spec...

Take the Lovers Leap – Jetwing St. Andrews

Take the Lovers Leap – Jetwing St. Andrews

By Juliet Coombe

Lovers Leap is a slippery deadly death defying waterfall in Nuwara Eliya and one you can go on a guided tour of with Jetwing St. Andrews in house naturalist. One wrong step at the top of it looking down and you might find yourself tumbling into its e...

Calling all virgins – it’s time for White Tea

Calling all virgins – it’s time for White Tea

By Juliet Coombe

Sri Lanka is world famous for its teas and Jetwing Hotel group prides itself on serving the best high teas around the island in exceptionally beautiful locations from Bawesque settings to classic colonial gardens like Jetwing St. Andrews. Now they wi...

Jetwing St Andrews History, oh it’s a Mystery

Jetwing St Andrews History, oh it’s a Mystery

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe goes on a tour of the recently refurbished Jetwing St Andrews Hotel and discovers a historical master piece in the heart of Nuwara Eliya. As I stand at the road entrance to Jetwing St Andrews, looking up across pristine gardens and at t...

Victoria Park – Urban Paradise for Birds

Victoria Park – Urban Paradise for Birds

By Juliet Coombe

On entering this lovely, glorified oasis in Nuwara Eliya city centre, I am overawed by Victoria Parks diversity of trees, in size, shape and form; there are around 75 to 80 different species. But the first feature, by the entrance, my naturalist guid...